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Africa Overland -4x4 - Moto - Bicicleta - Camión- Guía de viaje

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Africa Overland: 4x4 - Motorbike - Bicycle - Truck.

Idioma: INGLÉS.
Autor: Siân Pritchard-Jones & Bob Gibbons.
5ª edición - Mayo 2009.
352 Páginas - 16 Páginas de fotos a color - 57 Mapas.
ISBN: 978 1 84162 283 5.

‘Be vigilant when driving through Africa: camels are careless when crossing the road and women carrying waterpots are little more watchful’ warn the authors of this fifth edition of Africa Overland. They also give updated information on each country’s political and security situation (Angola, Sierra Leone and Liberia are on the up; since this guide's last edition, security in Western Sudan and Eastern Chad has turned sour); provide an expanded Route Outlines section including information on border crossings; and offer revised recommendations on vehicles including practical coverage on buying a vehicle, maintenance and driving.

  • Fully updated, including revised prices and conditions of travel
  • Special section on overland tour companies
  • A–Z country-by-country gazetteer, with essential travel facts and highlights


  • Table of Contents

  • Introduction

  • Part One: BEFORE YOU LEAVE
    Chapter 1 The Basics
  • The budget, Route planning, Route outlines, Shipping your vehicle, Starting a trip from South Africa, Planning a motorbike trip, Planning a bicycle trip

  • Chapter 2 Routes
  • Getting to Africa African routes

  • Chapter 3 Vehicle Selection and Preparation
  • Selecting your vehicle, Vehicle preparation, Vehicle equipment, Spares and tools, Suppliers and useful contacts, Motorbike selection, Motorbike preparation, Bicycle selection and preparation

  • Chapter 4 Organised Tours
  • The routes, What to expect, Choosing a tour, Other options, Overland operators

  • Chapter 5 Practicalities
  • Red tape, Embassies and consulates, Money, Health, Security, Safety for women travellers, Accommodation, Post and telecommunications

  • Part Two: ON THE ROAD
    Chapter 6 Your Vehicle
  • Driving techniques, Recovery techniques, Maintenance, breakdowns and repairs, Motorbike driving techniques and repairs, Bicycle troubleshooting

  • Chapter 7 Day to Day Issues
  • Bureaucracy, Borders and police checks, Visas, Money, Where to stay, Eating and drinking, Shopping

  • Part Three: THE GUIDE
    Chapter 8 Background
  • Geography, vegetation and climate, Natural history and conservation, History, People. Cultural interaction and respect, Religion, Festivals, Arts and entertainment, Giving something back to Africa

  • Chapter 9 A-Z Country Guide
  • Red tape, Which country?, Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic (CAR), Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), People’s Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire), Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe